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Images from The Hovercraft Museum

Images from The Hovercraft Museum

The following pages contain over 3,000 images, kindly allowed to be put on this site by the Hovercraft Museum Trust (http://www.hovercraft-museum.org)

  • Developing the AP1-88

    Developing the AP1-88

    The British Hovercraft Corporation AP1-88, including conceptual roles, scale models and sea trials, plus lifeboat testing.

  • AP1-88 in Service

    AP1-88 in Service

    In service with Hovertravel, Hoverwest, Scandinavian SAS

  • Bell Hovercraft

    Bell Hovercraft

    The craft of Bell hovercraft, including the Viking and Voyageur

  • The BHC BH-7

    The BHC BH-7

    The BH7, including technical drawings, in service with the Royal Navy, various marks of the craft, and its move to The Hovercraft Museum

  • BHC Concepts

    BHC Concepts

    The various craft, some existing and some purely theoretical, of the British Hovercraft Corporation

  • The SRN1

    The SRN1

    From concept diagrams through to the first hovercraft flight across the English Channel

  • The SRN2

    The SRN2

    Diagrams and its brief spell in service as a passenger hovercraft

  • The SRN3

    The SRN3

    Diagrams, construction and its time in passenger service

  • The SRN4 in development

    The SRN4's development days

    Including its conceptual roles (e.g. Military service) and systems diagrams, various marks and the prototypes, and key times in its history

  • The SRN4 in service

    Specific SRN4 hovercraft

    A pictorial history through the lives of The Princess Margaret, The Princess Anne, Swift, Sure, Sir Christopher and The Prince of Wales hovercraft

  • The SRN5

    The SRN5

    Including its development at Cowes (Isle of Wight) under the British Hovercraft Corporation, and its use as a military vehicle, in the Tropics, in the USA, with the Canadian Coastguard, and as a passenger ferry.

  • The SRN6

    The SRN6

    Diagrams, its building, use with the Canadian Coastguard, passenger services with Clyde Hoverferries, Hoverlloyd, Hovertravel, Seaspeed, Townsend, and use in the military and industry.

  • Cushioncraft hovercraft

    Cushioncraft Hovercraft

    The CC1, CC2, CC4, CC5, CC6, CC7 and concepts of hovercraft terminals by Cushioncraft

  • Denny Hovercraft

    Denny Hovercraft

    The Denny D1 and Denny D2 hovercraft, including layout diagrams of the D2

  • Griffon Hovercraft

    Griffon Hovercraft

    Some craft by Griffon (now Griffon Hoverwork) including the launch of the Griffon 3000

  • Hoverhawk hovercraft

    Hoverhawk HA5 Hovercraft

    The Hoverhawk HA5 in operation and at the Hovercraft Museum

  • Hoverdevelopment Hovercraft

    Hoverdevelopment Hovercraft

    The hoverdevelopment HD1 and HD2, including the latter at The Hovercraft Museum

  • Military Hovercraft

    Military Hovercraft

    The Bora surface effect ship, Gus, Lebed, LCAC and Royal Navy hovercraft including the Vosper Thornycroft VT2

  • Russian hovercraft

    Russian Military Hovercraft

    Including the Aist, Dophin, Raduga, Ryis, Tsaplya, Utenok D3 and the biggest hovercraft in the world, the Zubr class

  • SEDAM hovercraft

    SEDAM Hovercraft

    French manufacturer SEDAM's N10, N300 and the (in?)famous N500 Naviplane

  • Vickers hovercraft

    Vickers Hovercraft

    The hovercraft of Vickers, including the HLR, VA1, VA2, VA3, VA3b and conceptual VA4

  • Vosper Thornycroft hovercraft

    Vosper-Thornycroft Hovercraft

    Concepts and real hovercraft (VT1, VT2) of Vosper Thornycroft

  • Various hovercraft manufacturers

    Other hovercraft manufacturers

    Hovercraft by Ford, Irbis, and models such as the Lubricat, Midget and Winfield, also the Tiger 12 and Skima craft

  • Hovershow 2004

    2004 Hovershow

    Hovercraft at the 2004 hovershow at the Hovercraft Museum in Gosport, at the HMS Daedalus site

  • Terminals and some theory

    Hovercraft Terminals and Theory

    Boulogne, Calais, Dover and Pegwell Bay hoverport, the great man Sir Christopher Cockerell, and some diagrams about sidewalls and skirts